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31-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : India women beat South Africa, keep QF hopes alive

Forward Vandana Katariya scored a hat-trick as the Indian women's hockey team struggled to put it across South Africa 4-3 in their final Group A match in the Tokyo Olympics women's hockey competition, keeping alive their hopes of reaching the quarterfinals for...

31-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Caeleb Dressel shatters world record to win men's 100m butterfly

Caeleb Dressel of the United States rewrote his own world record to win the men's 100m butterfly gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Touching home in 49.45 seconds, the two-time world champion in the event cut 0.05 seconds off his previous 49.50 mark to...

31-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : Boxer Amit Panghal crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

Boxer Amit Panghal, the world No. 1 in men's 52kg, crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics, losing to Yuberjen Herney Martinez Rivas of Colombia in a Round-of-16 bout on Saturday.Panghal, India's biggest hope in this section, lost 5-0 on points, starting the day...

30-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Croatians Nikola Mektic-Mate Pavic win men's tennis doubles gold

Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic got past compatriots Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig to claim the men's tennis doubles gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Friday.Mektic and Pavic took away the first set 6-4. After Cilic-Dodig levelled the score at...

30-Jul-2021 Tokyo

India beat Japan 5-3 to end group stage with a win

Eight-time champions India will take on Great Britain in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament on Sunday while 2004 champions Australia will meet the Netherlands in the biggest clash of the last-eight stage.Argentina will play Germany...

30-Jul-2021 Tokyo

I want to go for the gold : Lovlina Borgohain

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has firmed her sights on going beyond a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year-old was assured of bagging a medal after defeating former world champion Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei 4-1 to enter the semifinals of the...

30-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu storms into women's badminton semi-finals

PV Sindhu, the 2016 Olympics silver medallist and reigning world champion, quelled a superb fightback by Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to win in straight games and reach the semi-finals in women's singles badminton competition at the Olympic Games on Friday.Sindhu...

30-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Olympics Archery : Deepika Kumari through to quarterfinals

Deepika Kumari, India's lone contender in women's archery, kept alive her hopes of a medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games by reaching the quarterfinals in women's individual event on Friday.Deepika defeated Ksenia Perova of the Russian Olympic Committee 6-5 in a...

29-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Reality takes time to sink into 'Magnificent Mary'

M.C. Mary Kom, the six-time world champion and 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, bowed out of Tokyo Olympics gracefully though in disbelief after losing to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in a closely-contested pre-quarter final bout on Thursday.The 38-year-old forced...

29-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Tokyo Insights : A teary end to the glittering career of Mary Kom

Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, ending a glittering career on a teary note.Mary Kom, a 38-year-old mother from Manipur who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics, went down fighting to No.3 seed Ingrit Valencia...

29-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : PV Sindhu storms into women's singles quarterfinals

Midway through the first game against Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, coach Park Tae-sang told India's PV Sindhu that she was rushing with her defence and should be more patient.Sindhu, silver medallist at the Rio Olympics five years...

29-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics: Atanu Das stuns Korean archer to reach pre-quarters

Dropped from the mixed team competition after a below-par performance in the ranking round, Indias Atanu Das came up with a brilliant performance, scoring well under pressure to stun South Koreas 2012 gold medallist Oh Jinhyek to reach the pre-quarterfinal stage...

28-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Deepika Kumari moves to Round of 16 with a close win

Indian archer Deepika Kumari registered a close win to move into the Round of 16 in the women's individual archery competition at the Tokyo Olympics.The World No. 1 beat Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez of the USA 6-4 in a windy Round-of-32 match at the Yumenoshima...

28-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals in Olympic Games

Boxer Pooja Rani stormed into the quarterfinals in the women's middle-weight category (69-75 kg) after beating Ichrak Chaib of Algeria 5-0.The 30-year-old Indian boxer, who is a two-time Asian championships gold-medallist, put up a dominant performance against...

28-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Not planning to retire anytime soon: Achanta Sharath Kamal

India's top table tennis player, 38-year-old Achanta Sharath Kamal has said that he will take a "lot of positives" from his defeat against China's former world No. 1 and three-time world champion Ma Long in the third round at the Tokyo Olympic Games.Sharath...

27-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : After Australia disaster, India overcome Spain 3-0

An inspired team change by coach Graham Reid and some solid work by the defenders helped India redeem themselves from a 1-7 thrashing at the hands of world No. 1 Australia to hand Spain a convincing 3-0 defeat in a Group A match that put their Tokyo Olympic...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : A day when 57 and 13-year-old stood tall on podium

At Olympics, age is no restriction for achieving glory. Monday showed us that as a 57-year-old and a 13-year-old stood tall on the podium.While Kuwait's Abdullah Al-Rashidi, who is 57, won a bronze medal in men's skeet event in the shooting competition,...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Table Tennis: India's challenge in women's singles ends

The curtains came down on India's table tennis campaign in the women's singles with the exit of Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee in straight games at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Monday.Manika was blown away in an 11-8, 11-2, 11-5 and 11-7 loss...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

'You don't have to bite the medals... but we know you still will'

The Tokyo 2020 organisers made an interesting observation about their medals -- which have been made by extracting precious metals from discarded mobile phones and laptops -- and within minutes the tweet had gone viral.The organisers posted a picture of...

26-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics : India reach quarterfinals in men's team archery

The Indian men's archery team reached the quarterfinals beating Kazakhstan 6-2 at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.The Indian team of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and seasoned Tarundeep Rai defeated the Kazakhstan team of Denis Gankin, Ilfat Abdullin and Sanzhar...

25-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Gymnast Oksana quits Olympics after competing in 8th edition

Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who has represented three countries across eight successive Olympics, bid farewell to the quadrennial Games after narrowly failing to qualify for the vault final. The 46-year-old had first competed in the 1992 Barcelona Games."My...

25-Jul-2021 New Delhi

An epitome of longevity named Mary Kom

"Being a girl, fighting for 20 years is not an easy job." Mary Kom's words to Olympic Channel from a qualifying event in Jordan last year convey a lot, especially in terms of longevity.It has been 21 years since Mary appeared first at the national boxing championships...

25-Jul-2021 Tokyo

Mary Kom advances to next round in women's 51kg

India's six-time world champion and London Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Olympics boxing campaign on a winning as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's flyweight (51kg) with a convincing 4-1 win on points against Miguelina Hernandez...

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